Fabaceae Astragalus allochrous Gray

Halfmoon Milkvetch

Navajo - Other, Ceremonial Items

Use documented by:
Elmore, Francis H., 1944, Ethnobotany of the Navajo, Sante Fe, NM. School of American Research, page 55

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Scientific name: Astragalus allochrous Gray
USDA symbol: ASALA10 (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Halfmoon Milkvetch
Family: Fabaceae
Family (APG): Fabaceae
Native American Tribe: Navajo
Use category: Other
Use sub-category: Ceremonial Items
Notes: Used in the Night Chant.

RECRD: 2925 id: 6443